WILLIAMS, John

IL 53rd Inf Co E. Residence: East Fork, Montgomery County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Dec 1864 at Jacksonville, Illinois, as a substitute for Caswell Williamson. He was mustered at Jacksonville the same day. Private. Was absent in a hospital when due for discharge. No discharge was issued. Sources: (ILSA reel 47-9 p29)

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